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4/2/13 Workshop on using TEI for Syriac MSS (Gordon College, Mass)

Posted by on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 in Uncategorized.

David Michelson presented a workshop for students at Gordon College on using TEI for Syriac MSS.

Links for the presentation include:

Alphabet Soup:

  • Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Linked Open Data
  • RDF (Resource Description Framework)
  • URI (Uniform Resource Identifier)
  • Cyberinfrastructure
  • Authority Control
  • Virtual International Authority File
  • XML (eXtensible Markup Language)
  • TEI (Text Encoding Initiative)
  • EAC (Encoding Archival Description)

Sample Data:
Persons:
www.demo.syriaca.org
Authors:
http://viaf.org/hosted/syriac/
Places:
http://pleiades.stoa.org/
Linked Open Data for Places:
http://pelagios.dme.ait.ac.at/api
Manuscripts:
http://www.fihrist.org.uk/
Background Reading:
Authority Control:
http://viaf.org/
Cyberinfrastructure:
http://www.acls.org/uploadedFiles/Publications/Programs/Our_Cultural_Commonwealth.pdf
Linked Open Data:
http://wiki.digitalclassicist.org/Linked_Ancient_World_Data_Institutehttp://vimeo.com/36752317
XML:
http://clover.slavic.pitt.edu/humcomp/what-is-xml.php
Overview of TEI:
http://www.wwp.brown.edu/outreach/seminars/tei.htm
Gentle Introduction that shows TEI in use:
http://uvatango.wordpress.com/class-materials/tei-handout-poetry-edition/
Simple and sample exercise for using TEI for manuscripts:
http://tei.oucs.ox.ac.uk/Talks/2009-04-galway/exercise-D2_describing-a-manuscript.xml
EAC:
http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/prototype.html
Creative Commons:
http://creativecommons.org/

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